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Ramakkalmedu

Ramakkalmedu is a hill station and a hamlet in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is located about 15 km from Nedumkandom on the Munnar-Thekkady route. It provides a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu villages and towns. It is the proposed site for power generation using winds. It belived that lord 'Sree Rama', the Hindu mythological God had set his foot on this rock and hence the name Rama-Kal-Medu (Meaning: Rama's foot imprints).

The eco system of the area largely comprises of grass land -Shola forest type which is laced by sporadic bamboo forests.Here you can move upto the tip of the rock where you will feel yourself at the top of the world and experience aa little fear. Ramakalmedu is an ideal place to visit whenever you are touring Kerala as a part of Munnar Thekkady package as it is located about 15 km from Nedumkandom on the Munnar-Thekkady route.

Although Ramakkalmedu has a good potential for it to become a fine tourist destination, not much is done for the improvement of basic facilities nearby. Since this is a place where one can complete the visit in one day. Other attractions in-and-around Ramakalmedu include places like frog rock, turtle rock and the highest twin-statue in Kerala; called Kuravan and Kuruthi

Here you can go to the tip of the rock and feel that you are on top of the world. The area around Ramakkalmedu is quite beautiful with grass land and bamboo forests. The windflow in Ramakkalmedu is important. Here the wind blows at 35 km/hr throughout the year. You have to experience it rather than telling here. Ramakkalmedu is the second place in Kerala where a wind farm is established.

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